Senseless Mutilation or High
Cattle Mutilation Phenomena, also called “Bovine Excision”, is the enigma
presented, when cattle have been found that are killed by an unexplained method
and anatomically mutilated, under anomalous conditions. No single example of a
paranormal event is so physically bizarre, or has such a negative economic
impact on a specific industry. It is generally considered to have started with
an anomalous mutilation in 1967 of a horse in Colorado. However, seven decades
earlier we find this unusual eyewitness testimony from a sworn statement dated
April 21, 1897:
"A prosperous and prominent farmer
named Alexander Hamilton in Le Roy, Kansas told of an attack upon his cattle at
about 10:30 PM the previous Monday. He, his son, and his tenant grabbed axes and
ran some 700 feet from the house to the cow lot where a great cigar-shaped ship
about 300 feet long floated some 30 feet above his cattle. It had a carriage
underneath which was brightly lighted within (dirigible and gondola?) and which
had numerous windows. Inside were six strange looking beings jabbering in a
foreign language. These beings suddenly became aware of Hamilton and the others.
They immediately turned a searchlight on the farmer, and also turned on some
power, which sped up a turbine wheel (about 30 ft diameter) located under the
craft. The ship rose, taking with it a two-year old heifer, which was roped
about the neck by a cable of one-half inch thick, red material. The next day a
neighbor, Link Thomas, found the animal's hide, legs and head in his field. He
was mystified at how the remains got to where they were because of the lack of
tracks in the soft soil. Alexander Hamilton's sworn statement was accompanied by
an affidavit as to his veracity. The affidavit was signed by ten of the local
This incident seems to fit well into
the realm of cattle mutilations.
Though the above description is
unscientific, it shows that the animal is being lifted. One very important
aspect of this phenomenon is the total absence of evidence of physical activity
of any sort around the affected carcasses. Such lack of even footprints, tire
tracks, or any ground disturbance indicates that some sort of aerial device has
to be used. There is also evidence that the animals may have been dropped from
considerable heights, after the mutilations were performed.
The aerial aspect could also explain
why there is no indication that the animals died as a result of predatory
attacks or accidents. A very unusual natural deviation occurs at the carcass
sites. Scavengers will not feed upon, or even approach the carcasses, despite
the abundance of meat on the remains and often fresh condition of it. Any flies,
a common aspect of carrion, are dead on the carcasses.
The animals chosen, horses, cattle,
buffalo, and deer are all large, and can have as much as four gallons of blood
in a body weighing, sometimes, in excess of a thousand pounds. The carcasses are
completely drained of every trace of blood, a condition known as
exsanguinations, and yet, not one drop of that blood is found around the body.
Other body fluids are also conspicuously absent. The process of draining such a
large body of all blood and fluids requires a lab setting and highly
sophisticated equipment, something certainly not commonly found on cattle ranges
and in forests. Removing all traces of those fluids from the body and the
surrounding environment requires a technology not currently found on the planet.
The ease of obtaining cattle blood and the obvious disregard for the monetary
value of an entire cow leaves out old-fashioned cattle rustling or any criminal
Unorthodox Organ Removal
Blood and body fluids are not the
only things removed from these bodies, which gives this phenomenon its
description as an act of mutilation. Certain organs are surgically removed from
their bodies. Autopsy reports show that removal of sexual, digestive tract, and
sensory organs are most often the organs of choice. Soft tissue organs, such as
the reproductive organs, tongue, eyes, lips, ears, udders, and the rectal area
are, also, occasionally removed. Internal organs, not surgically incised, are
often found to have lost all consistency and are described as being in a "mushy"
state. Again, there is an unearthly ring to the methods employed. Organ and
tissue removal is done with perfect surgical precision. No ripping or tearing is
evident as with predator attacks and even scalpels are often eliminated as a
tool. The incisions have been done with such fine precision that only a laser
could produce such surgical exactitude. Evidence of cauterization, the act of
fusing of blood vessels and tissue using heat or chemical methods, enforces this
theory. Bones are also clearly sliced with no bone fragments present. Areas of
flesh are also severed with high- tech precision.
No evidence of blood, tracks, or
predators stands alone as an anomaly, but is not the only abnormal aspect of the
sights, where the animal remains are found. High levels of radiation are
detected, although no logical explanation for this presence has been found.
Plants in the immediate vicinity, at times, appear to be extraordinarily lush,
only to wither and die in a short time. This shows a total change in the
organisms not explained by orthodox understanding. A fluorescent material of
unknown origin has often been observed covering the bodies. Another unusual
substance is also found around the carcasses. Minute particles of magnetic iron,
in a very pure form, are present in high concentrations in the immediate area.
Again, no explanation for this is to be found. It should be pointed out that
such traces of pure iron are also found in crop circle anomalies.
As can easily be seen, the questions
are abundant and the answers are conspicuously absent. Even the theories
advanced are anemic:
Satanic cults performing occult blood rituals were
the earliest suspects. This might hold water, if you could find a satanic cult
with a large membership that consisted of very wealthy and highly skilled
surgeons, with a lot of free time on their hands. The sheer volume of just the
reported acts would mean that thousands of top professionals, in very
specialized fields, working in total secrecy, would be working around the clock.
Considering that not one suspect has ever been arrested for such an obvious
crime, an unbelievable amount of luck must also be involved. Little wonder that
satanic slaughter quickly faded into the background, leaving the next most
targeted subject for particularly unusual occurrences, the government.
Secret operations are always a favorite target of
the conspiracy theorists and the size of this anomaly requires a large, well
funded, and high-tech group. We all know the government is capable of such an
operation, but there is a real problem with the concept of government
involvement, capitalism. Any politician knows that the last thing you want to do
is mess with the agriculture business, especially in the United States and, in
particular, the ranchers. If the government needed to do this, they could easily
obtain cattle for whatever it is they need. After all, they are one of the
largest single customers of the ranching industry. This is where the theories
begin to stray from the usual suspects.
Mass hysteria has been mentioned as a solution for
everything from organized crime to the moon landing debunkers. Hard working
ranchers, rural police departments, and serious scientific investigators are not
the normal population sector that is easily driven to hysteria, when confronted
by the unexplained.
Black helicopters come under scrutiny, but once
again, the volume of cases and the remote and precarious terrain of those cases
leave some serious doubts. Also, the fact that most of the excisions appear to
happen at night cast further doubt. A helicopter fleet of such a size required
to perform these mutilations, would take unlimited resources and tax the
resources of a large corporation or organization. And, there are the needed
surgical teams. The fact that a large number of unmarked helicopters, operating
in U.S. airspace, would either have to elude radar detection, or have government
permission to operate and, again, brings up the financial aspect once again. The
sky is monitored by the military, the military works for the government, and the
government works for the large financial powers, and the ranching industry is a
significant financial power. The black helicopter theory doesn't work as a
culprit, but may fit into the equation. If, they are present, as witness
testimony indicates, it is more likely related to an observation or deterrent
Environmental testing, biological experiments,
cattle virus, and nuclear activities were brought into the fray, but with no
evidence to back any of these theories, it just adds to the confusion and
conjecture. The only thing proven is that there is no evidence that can prove
anything, or anyone, on this planet is responsible.
Even theories about theories came into the picture
in the ethereal form of plasma. The very imaginative scenario speculated that an
unsuspecting animal wanders into the plasma field and, out of nowhere, an
unknown electrical force electrocutes the animal, dissolves its blood, and then
mutilates the carcass. This is something akin to a high tech version of "swamp
So, the only suspect qualified for
scrutiny flies into the mutilation arena. Unidentified flying objects are most
often identified as a consistent presence by witnesses. They are, also, the only
suspect that needs no budget, obviously has the technology, can, and do, evade
radar and the military, and are known to lift large objects, without leaving
detectable traces in the area. They also, may be the only suspects with a
possible motive for the act. Federal evidence confirms that some animals have
been dropped from altitude causing broken bones and depressions in the ground.
And, the only markings ever found at the sites have been tripod marks.
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